All posts tagged: China

China’s Dazhong Dianping: English guide 2020 – HI-COM

As stated in our previous article, Chinese tourists are very easily influenced by the opinions of others. When traveling, they refer to their own “review and advice tools”, the king of which is Dazhong Dianping. Featuring similar functions to Yelp, it lists local retailers, restaurants, bars, cinemas, and other services. in China and abroad and it is the go-to tool for Chinese tourists. For example if a restaurant has a seemingly never-ending list of raving reviews on Dianping, the Chinese will flock there in their droves without any hesitation. Here is our Dianping English guide for you!

Kate CHERNAVINAChina’s Dazhong Dianping: English guide 2020 – HI-COM
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How to attract chinese students abroad – HI-COM

Attracting, selecting and recruiting the best foreign students remains a challenge for business and engineering schools and also universities.

Nevertheless, offering them a 6-month or 1-year university exchange in partnership with their home school is no longer enough to determine the level of attractiveness and global influence of a school. Indeed, instead of the number of traditional exchange students, it is now the number of foreign students following programs over their entire duration (4 to 5 years) that constitutes how attractive an institution is.

Marie CASTANOHow to attract chinese students abroad – HI-COM
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Popular British Brands in China

Britain and China share a long history. In a world of Brexit and with China’s e-commerce market growing, it will be clear to most that Britain will be looking closely at China to secure one of their trade deals outside of the EU. Britain has some of the most luxurious brands which are hugely popular among Chinese people. With recent predictions stating that China’s middle class is set to swell up to 630 million, a large number of British brands will be looking to capture a larger share of the Chinese market. Chinese consumers tend to hold British luxury products highly as they are seen as ‘sophisticated’ and ‘classy’. Today, we will talk about why certain British brands have dominated the Chinese market and remained popular, while others have been less successful.

Kate CHERNAVINAPopular British Brands in China
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The 10 Most Creative Chinese Apps To Watch Out For In 2020

China is one step ahead of the game in the social media world. China’s combination of a large population and fast-emerging technology go hand in hand. Today I will talk about top ten apps that are changing the tides of Chinese social media. Some of these fast-emerging apps have become a necessity in Chinese daily life and changed the way social media is talked about.

Stéphane ChouryThe 10 Most Creative Chinese Apps To Watch Out For In 2020
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St. Andrew’s Ball 2019 hosted by British Chamber of Commerce

On Saturday 30th November 2019, The Chamber of Commerce Shanghai hosted its annual St. Andrew’s Ball 2019. The event took place at the Grand Hyatt Shanghai (from 7pm-1am) and celebrated Scotland’s heritage and tradition with a variety of Scottish cuisine, festive music and vibrant Ceilidh dances.

Kate CHERNAVINASt. Andrew’s Ball 2019 hosted by British Chamber of Commerce
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The Belt and Road Initiative: accelerating international trade ties

The Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), is a global infrastructure strategy implemented by the Chinese government in hope to form a unified market.  Potentially generating a brand new era of globalisation, the initiative was first introduced in 2013 by Chinese President, Xi Jinping, to improve “connectivity and cooperation on an intercontinental scale”.

Kate CHERNAVINAThe Belt and Road Initiative: accelerating international trade ties
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Shanghai’s Charity Rugby Event

HI-COM are proud sponsors of the recent Telethon 2019. The annual rugby event, organised by French charity, AFM-Telethon, was a huge success and raised over 12,000 RMB for Genetical Disease Research.

Kate CHERNAVINAShanghai’s Charity Rugby Event
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